Posts Tagged ‘Chicago’

North Side vs. Southside: The Age-Old Rivalry That Will Never Go Away

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Baseball season is back and Opening Day for your Chicago White Sox and Chicago Cubs is April 3! When it comes to these two teams, there has (and always will be) a rivalry between them. Lots of heated debates arise and friendships are tested anytime this touchy subject is brought…

Preserving Silent Cinema: An Interview with Jay Warren

Monday, March 20th, 2017

A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of interviewing Dennis Wolkowicz (aka Jay Warren). Jay Warren is a photoplay organist for The Silent Film Society of Chicago. For those who do not know, the term “photoplay” means a play that has been photographed to put on film. Warren’s job…

Restaurant Review: M. Henry

Monday, March 13th, 2017

Looking for a cute and cozy place to eat at for brunch? m. henry, located in Andersonville, is a great place to go with friends or family for a delectable brunch. The café also serves breakfast, lunch, and they have a bakery near the entrance where you can purchase an…

Behind Picket Lines: An Account of a Civil Rights Activist

Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

As Black History Month comes to a close today, we are reminded of all of the important figures that helped to shape many social movements during the Civil Rights era. While many of those figures, big and small, have unfortunately passed on, thankfully we have and should take advantage of…

An Outsider’s Take on the Chicago Auto Show

Monday, February 13th, 2017

2017 will mark the third year that I have gone to the Chicago Auto Show. Now, you might think, “Oh, that’s cool, Caesar. Do you like cars a lot?” And my answer to that is no, because I could care less about cars. Then why am I even going? Oh,…

A Day Exploring Downtown Chicago

Monday, January 16th, 2017

Classes are back in session, but that does not mean you cannot have a little fun on the weekend. On Saturday, my friends and I spent a majority of the day in downtown Chicago and explored a few places that some of us have not been to before. Here are…

WXAV Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Monday, October 10th, 2016

This week, WXAV 88.3 FM celebrated 25 years on the airwaves. SXU’s WXAV has won multiple awards, such as the Illinois Broadcasting Associations Student Silverdome Awards and Professional IBA Silverdome Awards in Public Affairs programming. In addition, it was included in the top best college radio stations in the U.S….

Short Recap of Map Grants

Monday, September 26th, 2016

Last academic year, MAP grants were in danger. Back in February 2016, Governor Rauner vetoed Senate Bill 2043 which provided $721 million in MAP funds. Students from all over Illinois did what they could to, hopefully, make the governor reconsider his decision. SXU students raised awareness through social media, rallies,…

Hispanic Heritage Month Events at SXU

Friday, September 16th, 2016

Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated from September 15th to October 15th. As every year, Saint Xavier University will host events on campus to commemorate Hispanic Heritage. Below is a list of the events that will be taken place. Information is taken from Hispanic Heritage Month 2016 flyer provided by Student Life….

Students Danced Bachata to Welcome Hispanic Heritage Month

Friday, September 16th, 2016

Yesterday September 15th, the Diner Atrium became a latin dance floor. With the purpose of welcoming Hispanic Heritage Month, Chicano Bachateros gave dance lessons to SXU students. They played a variety of Latin music; from bachata to salsa, and from cumbia to banda. The lessons began from 11am and ended…